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Windows 7 Can't Connect to Network Drive on Windows XP

I have a Windows XP desktop and a Windows 7 laptop both connected to a TrendNET TEW-432BRP router, which is connected to the Internet. They both have static IPs. The desktop has an external hard drive ...
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Deleting a file from a network drive

If I have a network drive setup which connects to a specific server. If I delete a file from that network drive, it does not go into my desktop recycle bin and it does not go into the recycle bin on ...
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Why can't I see 95% of a file's .jpg pics on my old XP hard drive (F) patched into my new Win7 system?

Networked drives, Lost in Translation? 5% success rate? Old XP files on HD F, fetched from new Win7 system HD C... is proving a puzzling hit & miss. If I boot up in XP from my old hard drive, ...
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Can I optimize Explorer.exe for a slow drive?

Is it possible to give a hint to Explorer.exe that it's dealing with slow drive, for example, something like a network share? Explorer should go easy with it, i.e. not constantly looking up ...
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Blue Screen of Death when accessing a mapped network drive

I'm facing a hard time solving a BSOD which happens whenever I access a mapped network drive. It only happens when I access a particular folder in this drive. The error code is: BAD_POOL_HEADER ...
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Store XP Pro user profiles on a networked drive?

In linux, it's easy to store user folders on a networked drive - just mount it on /home - but I can't seem to find any resources for this in XP Pro. Note that I don't need to move the whole ...
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Webdav on winxp cannot create network locations to multiple accounts on same server?

I'm trying to have a few 4shared accounts working with the windows webdav integration. However, when i give different login credentials in the map network drive wizard, and then open the second webdav ...
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Is Windows 7 better at handling mapped network drives than Windows XP?

I am looking for justifications to upgrade my workstation from Windows XP (SP3) to Windows 7. Is Windows 7 better at handling mapped network drives than Windows XP? I keep having issues with "drive ...
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Deleted file on network drive

I deleted a file on a network drive. Is it possible to get it back? It is not in my recycle bin, and it is not in the recycle bin on the server to which I have a network drive too.